Author Archives: Asmat Khan

Delhi court acquits man in false rape case lodged by step-daughter

According to the complaint lodged by the girl, on August 21, 2015 she called up the police, after her drunk stepfather quarrelled with her and beat up her mother, alleging that the man had raped her. Delhi Court upholds jail term of driver who crushed 7-yr-old boy Delhi Court upholds jail term of driver who crushed 7-yr-old boy A Delhi ...

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Acid attacks against women in India on the rise; survivors fight back

NEW DELHI — In early July, unidentified men threw acid on a 35-year-old woman while she was staying at a government-run women’s hostel in Lucknow, 330 miles southeast of here. Guards came to her rescue, but the attackers fled. The assault on the woman, a gang-rape victim whose first name is Vimla, is the latest in a series of acid ...

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Doctor acquitted in rape case as woman resiles from complaint

A doctor has been acquitted of charge of raping a woman, whom he had met through a matrimonial website, by a Delhi court after she deposed that the physical relations were established with her consent. The court said no incriminating evidence has come on record against the doctor and absolved him of the charges. “From close scrutiny of testimony of ...

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Indian baby survives being buried alive by teen mother

New Delhi – A week old baby boy in India survived several hours in a grave after being buried alive by his teenaged rape victim mother, police said Friday. Cries heard by villagers produced the miracle rescue of the infant now recovering in hospital in the central state of Madhya Pradesh. The 16-year-old mother buried the boy in a graveyard ...

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Girl coaching student in Kota repeatedly raped by hostel manager

Rajasthan: Dalit girl raped after she went to defecate in fieldsRajasthan: Dalit girl raped after she went to defecate in fields Nineteen rescued from flood-hit areas of Rajasthan Nineteen rescued from flood-hit areas of Rajasthan Married woman gangraped, attacked with acid in Thane; three heldMarried woman gangraped, attacked with acid in Thane; three held A 17-year-old girl student from Maharashtra ...

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Delhi Court asks Senior Police Officer to sensitise juniors in sexual offence cases

NEW DELHI: A senior Delhi Police officer has been directed by a city court to sensitise its officials to prudently deal with cases of sexual assault and adhere to the mandates of higher courts. Metropolitan Magistrate Abhilash Malhotra passed the direction while pulling up the police for not complying with its order to assess the threat perception and provide security ...

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Photographer arrested for “raping” aspiring actress’

Kochi, A still photographer was arrested here today for allegedly raping and cheating an aspiring actress on the pretext of getting her a lead role in a movie, police said. Jinson Lonappan was arrested based on a complaint by the woman, a dentist in her early 20s, that he had raped her and had also taken Rs 33 lakh for ...

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India threatening Hurriat leaders’ families of rape

According to a statement issued by Pakistan’s foreign office, the Indian army frightened by the growing tensions in the disputed region has steeped low enough to threaten the families of the freedom fighters of dire consequences including rape threats. Rape is what already Indians are famous for and the growing disputes have dumbstruck the authorities as they look for different ...

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Doctor booked for raping, threatening nurse

YAMUNANAGAR: A doctor in Jagadhri town in Yamunanagar has been booked for allegedly raping and threatening a nurse. The complainant alleged that the accused, who was also her employer, had threatened to leak her ‘obscene pictures’ on social media if she disclosed the incident to anyone. According to her police complaint made at the women’s police station in Yamunanagar against ...

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Jewar murder and gang rape: 4 arrested after shootout

GREATER NOIDA: Two months after the sensational gang rape and murder in Jewar, the police on Sunday nabbed four criminals of Bawariya gang, who committed the crime, from Sabota underpass in Greater Noida after a brief encounter. The arrested have been identified as gang leader Ashok alias Raju (30), accomplices Rakesh (25), Deepak (20) and Jai Singh. While Raju belongs ...

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